A final settlement was reached last week in
the Davis County, Utah book removal case. In addition to returning the book In Our Mothers' House unrestricted to school library shelves, the school district agreed not to remove or restrict access to any library books based on Utah's ban on having "instructional materials" that contain "advocacy of homosexuality."
In their blog post on the settlement, the ACLU gave a hat tip to FTRF:
"We received invaluable assistance
from the Freedom to Read Foundation, which helped provide resources for
challenging the restriction and identifying expert witnesses who could testify
about how In Our Mothers' House was
well within the mainstream of children’s literature and that the school’s
decision to restrict access to the book violated bedrock principles of school
Click here to read the full settlement.
Our congratulations to the plaintiffs, the ACLU, and to all those in the district whose First Amendment rights were in jeopardy.